Comic-Con 2020, WonderCon Cancelled in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Staff Reports For the first time in its 50-year history San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC), the organizers behind the annual pop culture celebration, announced today with deep regret that there will be no Comic-Con in 2020. The event will instead return to the San Diego Convention Center from July 22-25, 2021. Recognizing that countless…Read moreRead more

“This is the Way” Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con Brings Pop Cultures Biggest Stars to Las Vegas in 2020

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– As announced exclusively via ComicBook.com, Amazing Comic Conventions LLC is excited to announce that AMAZING LAS VEGAS COMIC CON! is returning to Las Vegas from June 26th to 28th with a FIRST WAVE of headline talent from Disney+ and Lucas Film’s The Mandalorian, Funimation’s My Hero Academia as well as…Read moreRead more

Day 3 At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

Photos by MrAndMrsSmith Check out our coverage from day 3 at Star Wars Celebration 2015! Don’t forget to tag yourself on Facebook!

Day 2 At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

Photos by: DimSumHottie Take a look at what Star Wars Celebration 2015 brought to the masses on day 2!

WonderCon 2015 Descends on Anaheim this Weekend

By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—Fans of comic books, movies, television series, cosplay and more will all be gathering in Southern California this weekend as WonderCon Anaheim once again invades the Anaheim Convention Center on April 3rd– 5th. In 2014, WonderCon brought in nearly 60,000 attendees to the Orange County area, bringing vendors, comic book…Read moreRead more

SuicideGirls: Geekology Review- The Beauty of Geeks

Review by Jason T. Smith Contains nudity: for mature readers only (Victor Valley)—Pop culture has exploded in the last few years. Many who would hide their geeky interests from their peers are now championed as “cool”, and “hip”. With that comes bandwagon jumpers who jump into comic books, video games, sci-fi and more simply so…Read moreRead more

2014 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2014: The Cosplay of Comic Con 2014!

By Nolan P. Smith All photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith To go with our “Women of Comic Con 2014” posts, here is a look at some of the coolest cosplayers we came across at the San Diego Comic Con this year! Check out all the pics after the jump!

SDCC 2014- The Women of Comic Con 2014

By Nolan P. Smith All Photos by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith Even though the San Diego Comic Con has came and went, that doesn’t mean the photos have to stop. Pastrami Nation would like to proudly share with everyone our gallery of the Women of Comic Con 2014! Take a look, comment…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2014- More from the Con of all Cons

By Nolan P. Smith (San Diego)– Well, that’s a wrap, as the San Diego Comic Con came to a close yesterday. But the coverage is just getting started! We have TONS of pics and video of the con: from cosplay, booths, products, exclusives, celebrities and more! Here’s just a few pics from the hundreds we…Read moreRead more

Zenescope Entertainment Releases Landmark Issue This Wednesday with Grimm Fairy Tales #100

By Staff Reports For an independent comic book publisher, getting to issue #50 is a milestone.  Getting to issue #100 is a LANDMARK!   Zenescope Entertainment, started in a garage by two Philly guys in 2005, has grown into a Top 10 Publisher with myriad fairy tales, horror, and fantasy titles plus working relationships with the…Read moreRead more

The Women of WonderCon 2014

By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Jason T. Smith (Anaheim)– WonderCon is now just a memory, but it is a pretty great memory! As with every con, cosplay is always a huge factor of it. So, with that said, we bring to you the Women of WonderCon 2014!  

The Amazement of WonderCon 2014

By Nolan P. Smith Photographs by Jason T. Smith (Victor Valley)—This past weekend, the Anaheim Convention Center became the hub for super heroes, zombies, villains, monsters, fans and more as WonderCon once again rolled into Southern California.   The pop culture convention is known for its extraordinary cosplayers and magnet for anything in the pop…Read moreRead more

Comikaze Expo 2013- The Women of Comikaze

By Jason T. Smith Pictures by Jason T. Smith and Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation (Los Angeles)– What makes a great convention? People dressing up as your favorite super heroes, theatrical heroes, villains, and more. Take a look at some of the beauties walking the convention floor, and make sure to attend next year!  

Comikaze 2013 Wows Fans, Delivers Big Time

By Nolan P. Smith Photographs by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Pastrami Nation (Los Angeles)– Last weekend’s Comikaze Expo once again took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles, bringing together zombies, movie stars, super heroes and fans alike in celebration of what makes pop culture pop. The event, a fairly new convention…Read moreRead more

Team Ninja Announces The First National Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate Tournament And Launch Party At The Fall Classic-September 13-15

WHAT: Top DEAD OR ALIVE competitive fighters from across the country come together to celebrate launch of DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE at The Fall Classic (http://tfctournament.com/) for three fun-fueled days of tournament play topped off with a launch party for the ages, hosted by Tecmo Koei America and Team NINJA, produced by Konsole Kingz….Read moreRead more

Pastrami Flick Review: Agent 88

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation (Victorville)— For this review, I reached to a short film not found in theaters, not found on television. No, I went with something that was funded by the crowd-funding site, Kickstarter, and really piqued my interest since I heard the premise. If you are looking for action, humor, and a…Read moreRead more

Agent 88 Is Available Today for 88 Cents, but Only For 8 Days on Chill.com! + Check Out The Crew on CBS!!!

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation This is it, today is the day! Agent 88 is available for 8 days on Chill.com for…you guessed it, 88 cents!! The action pilot, by Director Digger T. Mesch, Producer Jan Utstein-O’Neill and starring the amazing Kay D’arcy, had a greatly successful Kickstarter campaign to see it’s way into creation….Read moreRead more

Journey Into Mystery: A Cosplayer’s Comic Con Adventure

By Nolan Patrick Smith Pastrami Nation (San Diego)— With the San Diego Comic Con now behind us, it’s that time to look back at the plethora of pictures from the pop culture event of the year. Many of those pictures probably feature some of the amazing cosplay attendees with their elaborate costumes that make the…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2013: More Cosplay From the Con Floor

It’s not over yet! Check out some more amazing cosplayers from the San Diego Comic Con!  

SDCC 2013: Cosplay From The Last Day of Con

It’s over!But not yet. Comic Con might be over, but the pictures, the news and the excitement are just starting up! Check out some great, and some strange, cosplayers from the last day of con, and make sure to check back for more right here at Pastrami Nation!

SDCC 2013: Saturday Cosplay at it’s Finest!

Ready for more? Saturday brought about some amazing costumes and people at the San Diego Comic Con: from Poison Ivy, looking lovely as ever, a female Bane, DeadPool-Maus, to the Doctor and his TARDIS! The Doctor was spot on, and the young lady TARDIS lit up and even had the “insides” of the TARDIS! Plus,…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2013: Friday Cosplay Brings Us World Eaters, Teen Wolves and the Aquaman Duo!

By Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Friday’s gone… With Friday coming to a close, you know we had to bring you more cosplay goodness from the convention floor at the San Diego Comic Con! This time we got more beautiful ladies, an odd wolf, the big guy of the Marvel U, and what might possibly…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2013: Cosplay From The Convention Floor

By Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation All Photographs by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation Day one is in the record books! The first official day of the San Diego Comic Con is over, and it did not disappoint! One of the main reasons people look to the con is for the high…Read moreRead more

E3 Expo 2013-The Ladies of E3 2013

It wouldn’t be E3 without the ladies, right? Check out the lovely ladies on the E3 convention floor.  

E3 Expo 2013 Starts Tuesday!!!

By Nolan Patrick Smith (Los Angeles)—Tuesday marks the first day of what is sure to be a controversial and surprise filled Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as the E3 Expo. With the recent announcements of Microsoft’s X-Box One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, all eyes will be on the trade only event to see if either…Read moreRead more

C2E2: Alex De Campi’s Grindhouse hits this October from Dark Horse Comics

Whoa…check out the press release below: C2E2: ALEX DE CAMPI’S GRINDHOUSE: DOORS OPEN AT MIDNIGHT! An Eight-Issue Series Comprised of Four 48-Page Stories! APRIL 28, CHICAGO, IL—From the floor of C2E2, Dark Horse announces a book that was almost too much for the editorial team! Eisner nominee Alex de Campi (Smoke, Ashes) headlines a B-movie…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2013- Women, Heroes, and Oblivion

(Photographs by Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation) By Nolan Patrick Smith-Pastrami Nation (Anaheim) On Easter weekend, superheroes, zombies, G.I Joes and more invaded the Anaheim Convention Center for WonderCon 2013, leaving fun to be had all weekend. This is the second year that WonderCon has come to Southern California, as they normally hold their event in…Read moreRead more

WonderCon is Here! Who’s going?

WonderCon! WonderCon has invaded Southern California this weekend, the Anaheim Convention Center to be specific. Pastrami Nation will be there to cover the event: look for pictures, news, and more as we head to the Anaheim!

WonderCon 2013 is Coming to Anaheim This Weekend!

By Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation (Anaheim) This weekend, superheroes, actors, comic book creators, and more invade Anaheim as WonderCon returns to the city once again. Held at the Anaheim Convention Center beginning March 29th and spanning over the entire Easter Weekend, WonderCon is a comic book/pop culture convention from Comic Con International, the same company…Read moreRead more